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Charles Bigham

Charles Clive Bigham, 2nd Viscount Mersey, (18 August 1872 – 20 November 1956) was a British peer and Liberal politician.

The son of John Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey, Bigham was educated at Cheam School, Eton College (where he was a King's Scholar) and Sandhurst, and was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards in 1892. Finding soldiering uncongenial, he joined the reserves and travelled to the Ottoman Empire, Persia, Russia, China, and the Balkans, holding appointments as honorary attaché to various British embassies along the way. In 1897 he became special correspondent to The Times during the Greco-Turkish War, following the Ottoman Army. At the end of the war he was appointed honorary attaché to the British embassy at Constantinople at the request of Sir Philip Currie, in order to act as British representative on the International Repatriation Commission for displaced Greek peasants in Thessaly.In 1899, he was transferred to the Peking embassy, and joined the Russian Army on campaign in Manchuria during the Boxer Rebellion. In 1900, he served as intelligence office to Admiral Sir Edward Seymour during the abortive Seymour Expedition, for which he was mentioned in dispatches. For his service in China he was appointed CMG. He contested Windsor for the Liberals in the 1906 general election, but narrowly lost.He was Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords from 1933 and served as Liberal Chief Whip in the House of Lords from 1944 to 1949. In 1946 he was sworn of the Privy Council.Mersey died on 20 November 1956 and was succeeded in his peerages by his son Edward Clive Bigham, 3rd Viscount Mersey.

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Some of their strengths

Charles Bigham has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Extroverted, Intelligent, Bold, Confident, Optimistic, and Intellectual.

Bold and Confident

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Charles Bigham is someone who is a bold, confident, energetic, and optimistic person, who is able to combine personal warmth and charisma with intelligence. A person who sees life as a journey not a destination.

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Charles Bigham well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Optimistic and Frank

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Charles Bigham as someone who is optimistic, principled, adventurous, and direct.

A person who isn't shy about expressing their opinions, loves competition, loves learning things themself, who is known for being inventive and original, and who loves being surrounded by friends and loved ones.

Assertive and Protective

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Charles Bigham is someone who is a somewhat private person who has a strong personality and ability to read other people.

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Creative and Leadership-oriented

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Charles Bigham tends to be someone who is a natural leader, with determination, motivational powers, and who takes obligations seriously. Who has charisma, a sense of humor, and who tends to attract attention.

Some of Charles Bigham's challenges

While Charles Bigham has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Charles Bigham can be Arrogant, Status-seeking, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Impulsive, Careless, and Pushy.

Arrogant and Status-seeking

One of Charles Bigham's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as arrogant and status-seeking.

Charles Bigham must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs.

Pushy and Restless

Charles Bigham is someone who can be arrogant and bossy, who can have difficulty concentrating and focusing, be unable to separate emotions from business decisions, and who can engage in excessive spending in support of an expensive lifestyle and habits.

Domineering and Stubborn

Finally, Charles Bigham also can be too rebellious, not respond to criticism well, and be too emotional and extreme about things.

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